Job Description

Bishop Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is actively seeking an experienced RN Educator to work Full-time for our Skilled Nursing Facility located in Syracuse, NY. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and three years of RN Educator experience in Long Term Care!

$3,000 Sign-On Bonus!

The RN Educator is responsible for overseeing educational needs (staff development / improvement), employee health and orientation processes for our healthcare facility to ensure compliance and top customer service. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. The RN Educator reports to the Director of Nursing.

Duties Include:

  • Lead staff development programs; by providing instruction designed in safety, body mechanics, infection control, hazardous infectious materials, etc. to meet NYSDOH & other regulatory mandates
  • Maintain educational practices by coaching, counseling, and may participate in the disciplinary process; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Record and document educational activity, attendance and responses
  • Report on active projects, reactions, and progress daily, weekly and monthly
  • Participation in QAPI monthly meetings and projects
  • Assist Director of Quality and or Director of Nursing in planning, coordinating and implementing staff programs and services to ensure a well-educated staff
  • Maintain appropriate records and assist in data collection for assessment and evaluation purposes
  • Consult with and keeps Director of Quality and or Director of Nursing informed as appropriate or required
  • Maintain good inter and intradepartmental relationships, interacting effectively with all internal and external customers
  • Maintain close contact with employees off work, on disability or workman’s compensation, and their physicians to facilitate their earliest possible return to work
  • Review incident reports, OSHA reports, involving employees injured at work & coordinate education, loss prevention program with our safety program
  • Provide annual tuberculosis screening of volunteers; direct follow-up procedure for positive Manitou testing within the scope of practice and under the direction of Director of Nursing
  • Administer Hep B vaccines & Mantoux (TB skin tests) to various contracted agencies and individuals per guidelines and under the direction of Director of Nursing
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Nurse Educator in Long Term Care
  • Current New York State Registered Nurse (RN) License
  • Previous experience working in a long-term care setting
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively educate and coach
  • CPR certification required, CPR trainer certified or willing to become a trainer
  • Training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices
  • Must possess the ability to interact, educate, coach and communicate with a wide cross-section of individuals in a courteous, tactful and effective manner
  • Must possess the highest ethical standards with respect to discretion and regard for confidentiality
  • Must possess an abiding commitment of basic ethical and legal principles
  • Possess knowledge of emergency preparedness, safety, fire, disaster, OSHA
  • Knowledgeable of infection control procedures
  • Ability to handle required record keeping

Application Instructions

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